Craig is General Counsel at CV Check Ltd and based in Perth. He is a practicing solicitor with more than 25 years’ post-admission legal experience, including more than eight years in the background screening industry.
A much-anticipated OAIC report revealed that data breaches due to human error jumped in the second half of 2020 in Australia. Here’s a breakdown of the report and how to better protect your business.
Recent changes to Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws give employers greater certainty in acting on criminal records revealed during background screening. CVCheck’s General Counsel, Craig Sharp, explains.
A recent report into the background screening industry in the US demonstrates significant differences in industry processes compared to the Australian and New Zealand standards. CVCheck’s General Counsel, Craig Sharp, summarises the key points of his research.
Last week, news reports emerged of the case against Veronica Theriault, who was recruited to a senior SA government role last May. Theriault has since been sacked from the position and now faces a string of charges, including CV fraud. In this article, we look briefly at the case alleged by the prosecution and identify the key lessons for employers.